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CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 09, 1979
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(Studio) Temporary restraining order issued by Milwaukee judge against magazine article with regard to building hydrogen bomb reported Conflict between constitutional guarantees and statutory ban on nuclear disclosure cited.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Background on "The Progressive" magazine article, include letter to Energy Department by magazine given; letter shown. James Schlesinger's request of Attorney General Griffin Bell to file suit noted cleared with Carter. Defense and prosecution attorney's positions outlined. Article reported written by Howard Morland. Decision by Judge Robert Warren stated; Idi Amin mentioned. ["The Progressive" editor Erwin KNOLL - comments.] Background on intervention by Justice Department into such matters given; Richard Nixon and Pentagon papers recalled. Carter administration position with regard to article and First Amendment outlined.
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Marcia Danits

(Studio) Statement by physicist Henry Kendall, founder of Union of Concerned Scientists, with regard to article quoted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Reporter(s):
Graham, Fred;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:02:50

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